Yellowstone National Park vs Yosemite National Park


Yellowstone National Park is much larger than Yosemite National Park. Yellowstone area - 3,472 square miles/8,991 square kilometers Yosemite area - 1,200 square miles (3,108 square kilometers)


Yellowstone National Park - Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana Yosemite National Park - California

Both black bear and brown bear live in Yellowstone National Park. Yosemite National Park is home to only the American Black bear.

Both Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


Yellowstone National Park - 1872 Yosemite National Park - 1890 Yellowstone National Park is United States' oldest National Park.


Yellowstone National Park - 3.29 million (2022) Yosemite National Park - 3.67 million (20220 Both Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks are among the most visited places in the US.


Yellowstone National Park - Eagle Peak (3,466 meters/11,372 ft) Yosemite National Park - Mount Lyell (3,997 meters/13,114 ft)


Yellowstone National Park - Grizzly bear, black bear, Gray Wolf, Moose, American Bison, etc Yosemite National Park - Black bear, Cougar, Sierra Nevada red fox, etc

Both Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks have beautiful waterfalls, adventurous trails, and pristine lakes.

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